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Born: fl. 1897
Died: ?


Nothing is yet known about Donaldson's training; he worked in the Orange Free State as an architect in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He designed the Ficksburg Town Hall (1897) and also, apparently, the Dutch Reformed Church, Ficksburg; although Kesting does not record an architect for the building, he notes additions made 1905-1907.

(The Friend 20.2.1985:8; Kesting 1978; NMC list; Schoeman 1982).

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books citing DONALDSON

Menache, Philippe & David, Darryl Earl. 2012. A Platteland Pilgrimage : 102 country churches of South Africa . South Africa: Booktown Richmond Press. pp 13